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Epicureanism and Stoicism in Women’s Literary Production in 16th and 17th Century Europe

Carin Franzén, literature professor at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics has organized the panel "Epicureanism and Stoicism in Women’s Literary Production in 16th and 17th Century Europe" within the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (SCSC) 2021. The panel was organized within the research project "Another Humanism: Gendering Early Modern Libertinism and the Boundaries of Subjectivity".

In the panel, which took place on October 30, 2021, the latest research from the project "Another Humanism: Gendering Early Modern Libertinism and the Boundaries of Subjectivity" was presented. The project is managed by Carin Franzén and conducted together with literature scholar Nan Gerdes, Roskilde University. They both gave presentations at the panel:

Carin Franzén: Queen Christina’s Heroism.

Nan Gerdes: Epicurean Virtues for a Post-Heroic Age? Tracing the Critique of Heroism in Madame Deshoulières’ Poetry and Drama.

Read more about the resarchproject "Another Humanism: Gendering Early Modern Libertinism and the Boundaries of Subjectivity

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Carin Franzén och Nan Gerdes.